Archive for December 8th, 2003

8th December

First Published in The New York Sun, December 8, 2003

By Andrew Wolf

For many months I have written about the “takeover” of the New York City schools by the most radical fringe of the “progressive” education movement. In case anyone still doesn’t understand all of the implications of this, I urge that they turn their attention to remarks made by the deputy chancellor for instruction, Diana Lam, this past Friday at New York University. 

    An article in Saturday’s Daily News disclosed that, according to Ms. Lam, the chancellor will soon “change the face” of the school system’s already embattled “gifted and talented” programs. (more…)